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Sarah's Empanadas

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5410 Nc Highway 55, Ste O, Durham, NC 27713-7800
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Good, hot, tasty food. It was served quickly at lunch during the rush hour. There was a waiting line of people arriving as we were leaving.

Thank Barbara H
North Carolina
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115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I recommend this place for lunch. I love the chicken and cheese and spinach and cheese empandas. The combo is a great deal. Since they are only open for lunch on Monday - Friday, you can order frozen empanadas for the weekend. Definitely would be great for dinner. The red sauce to dip the empanadas in is spicy and delish!... More 

Thank jaimelovebug
Raleigh, North Carolina
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270 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

The Empanadas are very tasty in this small restaurant, just on the outskirts of RTP. Good for a quick lunch that isnt expensive.

Thank docnc
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I came to Sarah's Empanandas for lunch with my friend. Since it was my first time I didn't order much as I didn't know if it was worth the money. I really enjoyed a good meal and wish I had ordered more. Will visit again soon. To the origin of the food and its taste I cannot comment as I... More 

Thank Jay W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for many years. They are consistently delicious. I love the salsa as well as the empanadas.

Thank RichardS1960
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I came to visit Sarahs Empanadas because it was recommended by a close friend! It tasted just like the food from Bolivia, as I have family from there! At first it took me a while to get seated but then after I got seated it was extremely fast and delicious food! It seems like they have a great system working,... More 

1 Thank FoodRating176
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Being a college student doesn't allow for many good restaurant reviews - but Sarah's Empanada and their food prices and food quality brings me to taking time to write this review. Food very well priced. Where can anyone go in Raleigh or Durham area where the food is handmade fresh - healthy ingredients, baked empanadas not fried , and huge... More 

2 Thank collegestudent4life
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Despicable treatment. I have been ordering frozen empanadas for over 20 years. My friend who also ordered that day told me her broccoli and cheese had only cheese and I should check mine. I checked one and no broccoli. I brought them back and to my surprise they did not want to give me a replacement. They treated me like... More 

2 Thank Madeleine S
durham, nc
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I find the empanadas tasty, filling and a value for the cost. the fillings are varied and I appreciate that they are baked rather than fried. yes, the atmosphere is not cosy but service is prompt and helpful.

1 Thank buster2210
Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Coming from a true Native Bolivian, this is a very poor example of what is Bolivian food, people are being scammed in believing that this is our Bolivian Cuisine? Not to mention that Bolivian empanadas are nothing like what this restaurant serves.The only reason why I gave it a one star is because the only thing in this place that... More 

5 Thank FunkyLlama72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, South American
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5410 Nc Highway 55, Ste O, Durham, NC 27713-7800
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 919-544-2441

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?